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United States. Office of Strategic ServicesStrategic Services Transmitter Receiver Number 1

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Documentary short. Training film for the OSS radio transceiver SSTR-1.

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This movie is part of the collection: WWII Archive

Producer: United States. Office of Strategic Services
Audio/Visual: sound, black and white
Keywords: World War, 1939-1945; Spies; Clandestine Radio; United States. -- Office of Strategic Services; World War, 1939-1945; Survival equipment; World War II; Training Film; World War, 1939-1945 -- Secret service -- United States; WWII; SSTR1; Radio, Military -- United States -- Handbooks, Manuals, etc; Boatanchor; A1A; Morse Code; CW

Creative Commons license: Public Domain Mark 1.0


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Reviewer: polistra - 5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars - January 28, 2012
Subject: Fascinating!
Interesting to see how the designers considered the situation of a spy, providing everything likely to be needed but allowing for improvisation.

Also an excellent example of training. Clearly they'd done some 'granny testing' before making this film, because the announcer carefully discourages all the WRONG ways of using the radio!

(Is the announcer Ronald Reagan? Sounds like him.)